It is often envisioned that a family elder care situation involves one adult child providing home care for the elderly parents that raised them. While this may seem like a tremendous burden to put on one person, it is often considered that it is better for one person to handle all of the responsibilities because…Details
One of the most difficult emotions in a caregiver can feel in regards to providing home care services for an aging loved one is guilt. In home care providers offer incredible support and assistance for seniors who are coping with a variety of physical, medical and cognitive challenges on a daily basis. This can take…Details
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Home Care Lansing MI: What is the difference between a Home Health Aide and a Personal Companion?
Home safety is one of the most serious concerns in senior care. With aging comes a variety of physical, cognitive and mobility challenges that make it difficult for a senior to navigate his home and activities of daily living safely. Seniors experience high frequency of falls and serious medical consequences as a result of these…Details
It is unfortunate reality that many seniors cope with a variety of medical conditions, and may even suffer from several at a time. Elderly care as a primary goal of helping seniors to manage these conditions and overcome the challenges of dealing with a variety of physical and cognitive concerns at one time. The frequency…Details
2013 has brought with it many changes in elderly care, and one of the most crucial is the requirement that all Social Security benefits be set up for direct deposit. This will impact the tremendous number of seniors who are accustomed to receiving their monthly Social Security benefits in the form of a paper check.…Details
As an in home care provider for an aging loved one it is often easy to forget about yourself. You may think that what you are doing is only for your loved one and that you should not think about yourself. This is not the case. Caregivers have a responsibility to focus on themselves so…Details
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Home Care Lansing MI: What is the difference between in-home care and adult day care services?
A wheelchair can make providing elder care for your senior loved one so much easier. Wheelchairs facilitate greater freedom and independence for seniors who are coping with mobility issues. Even if your aging loved one just tires easily or has difficulty walking, a wheelchair can allow him to get out and enjoy life with you…Details
For most people, the family is the central unit of support and encouragement throughout life. This does not change when a person gets older, in fact, the role of the family becomes even more important. Seniors who are not able to maintain a close relationship with their families often experience feelings of depression, loneliness and…Details